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Opinion: The Biden and Polis preschool plans are important steps forward for Colorado families, but they won’t fix all child care problems

Preschool is making headlines lately as proposals to expand access to early childhood education have been released by both President Joe Biden and Gov. Jared Polis. The president’s plan, released last month, would guarantee universal access to preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds while expanding tax credits to help parents of young children to pay for […]

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Opinion: Paid family leave is a pro-family policy for Coloradans

Last week, the Colorado Senate Finance Committee heard testimony on SB19-188, the Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) program. Similar proposals have failed in previous years, but this one is receiving serious consideration and seems to have momentum toward passage. This momentum makes sense. After all, paid leave is popular with voters, and there are […]